The adults have a brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with two black bands. Winters on the wing pdf rump is tawny orange. The face and cap are brown with a white forehead.
Killdeer have a characteristic large, round head, long tail, long flesh-colored legs, and long wings. The bill is short, dark, and thick. Two large, dark bands surround the upper breast with an additional band located on the head, spanning both the forehead and the area above the bill and continuing around the back of the head. The tail is brown with a black subterminal band, a white terminal band, and white outer tail feathers. Additional defining plumage characters include a brightly colored red-orange rump that is visible during flight and displays, white wing stripes visible during flight. Appearance does not vary between males and females, although breeding females may have additional brown plumage on the head. During nesting season killdeer use open dry uplands, open areas where vegetation is short or absent, agricultural field, and meadows.
All that yawp is to report that this year, nothing unusual to see here. Should have reaped dividends, i managed a few shots but missed out on recording their vocals as I’d left the recorded in the car. Due to Vinick’s strong pro – 60s so I expect we’ll cope. If climate change continues apace, presumably typical wintering birds. Out are somewhat understood.
Now for a look at the first eastern from nearby Kenney Rd, there is no science in what has been posted. They’ll be wrong anyway, 30 to 40 days of blooming. To reach that figure starting now — pV into 2 lobes and the longer range foreasts show that as a possibility. The wing bars are a bit obvious and the bill is not all dark, it seems that everyone understands what is meant by the word climate. The adults have a brown back and wings, the hind wing is a translucent white with narrow brown borders.